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Weekly Walk 34

The tenth week after the vernal equinox, it was in the mid-80’s when we hiked. 300 more words


Are There Turtles in Colorado?

When you think of wildlife in Colorado you might think of a bull elk bugling amidst the aspen, bighorn sheep tip toing up a canyon wall, or maybe pronghorn grazing on the prairie. 373 more words


A Turtle Met Me Just Today

A turtle met me just today
While I was on my way
She wasn’t very cordial
Actually, awful antisocial.

Snapping, snapping
On what seemed
Her busy way. 66 more words


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Too big for its shell

As a child, I remember thinking that turtles could all pull their bodies inside of their shells for protection. Clearly that is not the case with this prehistoric-looking Snapping Turtle ( 160 more words


Snapping Turtles

Today on our morning walk I met a snapping turtle.  It was HUGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The Big Guy did not let me get too close, he said it could take my leg off.   249 more words

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You're Gonna Love it!

My husband Steve, who had been off running errands one Saturday morning, returned home and burst through the backdoor yelling, “Wait ’til you see what I found for you, you’re gonna love it!”   I watched as he went to the kitchen sink and washed blood from his right hand, the result of a decent sized gash to the webbing between his thumb and index finger.   1,302 more words